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NEW: Monthly Downloads Filter, Similar Apps Feature, & More!

NEW: Monthly Downloads Filter, Similar Apps Feature, & More!

Key Takeaways: We’ve added a monthly downloads filter to the 42matters Explorer! But that's not all. We’ve also added...

  • A “similar apps” feature for iOS apps
  • 72 new Android permissions and 7 new iOS permissions
  • Lebanon Top Charts

Well, we’ve officially turned onto the home stretch of 2020. And while it’s been a rocky year, to say the very least, we at 42matters have nevertheless put it to good use, taking quarantines, lockdowns, and travel restrictions as opportunities to refine our products and offerings.


Indeed, this month alone, our development team has added a variety of new features to the 42matters Explorer. These include a monthly downloads filter for both iOS and Android apps; a “similar apps” feature for iOS apps; 72 new Android permissions, along with 7 new iOS permissions; and Lebanese top charts.


Let’s go over these one-by-one!


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Monthly Downloads for iOS and Android Apps


While monthly downloads have long been available in the Explorer under app insights, you could only view this information one app at a time. So, we recently added monthly downloads as a filter option in the Store Stats section for both Google Play and the Apple App Store. As such, you’ll now be able to filter all iOS and Android apps based on how many downloads they receive per month. Check it out:


Monthly downloads filter for iOS and Android apps — 42matters updates.


While global downloads is the default setting for the monthly downloads filter, you’ll also be able to view downloads for certain countries or regions. Just click the “List All” button next to the section titled “Downloads in these countries:” and select the regions or countries of interest. Like so:


Monthly downloads by country — 42matters updates.


Any countries you select will appear in the search results area of the Explorer as a stacked results column next to the monthly downloads column.


To adjust the monthly downloads filter, simply adjust the double slider according to the range of interest. Like so:


Monthly downloads slider feature — 42matters updates.


While the monthly downloads filter is visible to everyone, the results are available only to customers with the Explorer Enterprise package. Upgrade today to access the results!



iOS Insights: “Similar Apps”


The long-awaited “similar apps” feature for iOS apps has arrived! While we’ve had an identical feature for Android apps for quite some time, we’ve officially made it possible for you to view similar apps for any iOS app.


By clicking on an app in the Explorer and scrolling to the “Similar” section of the app insights page, you’ll find two lists, one titled “Apps from same developer” and another labeled “Similar.” Check it out:


iOS insights: Similar apps — 42matters updates.



New Android and iOS Permissions


We’ve also added 72 new Android and 7 new iOS permissions to the Explorer to facilitate improved app filtering capabilities. This includes the addition of one of the most frequently-requested permissions: access_background_location. See here:


New Android and iOS permissions — 42matters updates.



Lebanon Top Charts


Last, but certainly not least, we’ve added Lebanon Top Charts to our Top Charts tool, which you can find here:


Lebanon Top Charts — 42matters updates.


If you’d like to view the Lebanese Top Charts, you’ll need to sign up for a free 14-day trial.



Get Started With 42matters!


At 42matters, we provide app insights, data, and analytics via a host of useful APIs, file dumps, and the 42matters Explorer.


The Explorer, which you can try free for 14-days, is an app market research tool that offers a comprehensive look at app trends and statistics. This includes in-depth, visual insights into downloads, categories, top charts, rating and review analyses, and more. This data can be downloaded as a CSV file and leveraged however you like — in your own algorithms, analyses, products, studies, etc.

If you would like to learn more about our recent updates, or any other mobile app analytics from 42matters, schedule a free demo with one of our experts!